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Muriel R. Burns

November 14, 1930 — January 21, 2023

Muriel R. Burns

Muriel R. Burns

Brockport - Passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 21, 2023 surrounded by her family. She is predeceased by her loving husband John "Jack" Burns, her parents William and Stella Perry, her brothers Richard, Donald, Norman, Lynn, Dale, Milton and Paul. She is survived by her daughters Susan (Henry) Kron, Barbara (Bruce) Latour, Sharon (Duane) McGregor; her grandchildren Ryan (Todd) Kilgore, Peter (Meghan) Ryan, Christopher Latour, Sean (Cassidy Gale) Ryan, Kathleen McGregor, Andrew McGregor; great-grandchildren Samantha Kilgore, Reese Kilgore, Maeve Ryan and Margaret Ryan; brothers Gerald (Jennette) Perry, Roger Perry; sister June Zoller and numerous nieces and nephews.

Muriel was born on November 14, 1930 in Malone, NY. She lived in Syracuse, NY and lived the last 14 years in Brockport, NY.

She spent the last 40+ Summers in Alexandria Bay, NY. She enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles, knitting and her time in the Thousand Islands. During her years in Brockport, Muriel volunteered at the Sweden Senior Center.

In lieu of flowers, those wishing, please consider donating to the Sweden Senior Center in Muriel’s honor. Donations can be mailed to the Sweden Clarkson Community Center, 4927 Lake Rd. South, Brokport, NY 14420. Checks made payable to the Sweden Clarkson Community Center with "Senior Programs" in the memo line.

Do not weep for me for I have not gone.

I am the wind that shakes the mighty Oak.

I am the gentle rain that falls upon your face.

I am the spring flower that pushes through the dark earth.

I am the chuckling laughter of the mountain stream.

Do not weep for me for I have not gone.

I am the memory that dwells in the heart of those that knew me.

I am the shadow that dances on the edge of your vision.

I am the wild goose that flies south at Autumns call and I shall return at Summer rising.

I am the stag on the wild hills way.

I am just around the corner.

Therefore, the wise weep not.

But rejoice at the transformation of my Being.

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